MABL 2021 Gala
The theme of this year’s Gala is “The time is always right to do what is right.” The theme captures the ongoing challenges and opportunities to partner with the community and legal profession to do better and be better. This Gala will be held virtually on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 5-7 pm CST and features a fireside chat hosted by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and the incomparable Monique Worrell, State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial
District for the State of Florida.
Last year on May 25, 2020, George Floyd was brutally murdered in front of our eyes. See MABL's statement reflecting on the tragedy, our victory, and the struggle for equality in our legal system.
Click here to view MABL's statement.
MABL President talks with PBS News Hour
MABL President Frank Aba-Onu joined Judy Woodruff, anchor of the PBS News Hour, to discuss the importance of Minneapolis City Chief of Police Medaria Arradondo's testimony, trauma, and issues regarding social justice in light of the Derek Chauvin murder trial.
MABL Congratulates Brandie Burris
Brandie Burris, 2L, was recently elected editor-in-chief of Minnesota Law Review. She is the first Black student to hold that position in the publication's 104-year history.
Click below to see the feature article.
MABL's Silent Protest
On June 8, 2020, as the judicial system continued the constitutionally required due process of determining the guilt of one of the four officers involved in the murder of George Floyd, MABL and its supporters stood firmly in solidarity with Mr. Floyd, his family, and all those fighting in the quest for justice.
Join MABL in the fight for justice and racial equality.
The mission of the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers is to:
Promote and support the professional development of Black lawyers, judges, and law students in Minnesota; Address the legal issues affecting the Black community in Minnesota; and advance education, excellence, and racial equity in the pursuit of justice.